The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Amb. Gabriel Tamimu on Thursday, 3rd August, 2023 in his office received the mid-year (January to May) 2023 Report of the activities of National Gas Expansion Programme (NGEP).

In his remarks after receiving the report, Aduda thanked members of the committee for making their submission in good time. He promised that the report would be properly examined and escalated to various stakeholders so that Nigerians would benefit maximally from it. 

Permanent Secretary, Amb. Gabriel Tanimu Aduda Receiving the Report from Dr. MM Ibrahim

Aduda assured that very soon, the committee will see the manifestations and results of their efforts. 

Responding, the Chairman of the National Gas Expansion Programme, Dr. M.M. Ibrahim stated that the committee worked assiduously to deliver on their mandate within the time frame in spite of numerous challenges. He, on behalf of his committee members restated their commitment to continue to serve the nation. 

Permanent Secretary, Amb. Gabriel Aduda (2nd From Left), Dr, MM Ibrahim (2nd From Right), Director, Upstream, Engr. Kamoru Busari (Right) and Director, Gas, Mrs. Oluremi Komolafe (Left) in a photograph after the presentation.

In her remarks, Director Gas Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Oluremi A. Komolafe expressed happiness that the programme turned out to be a significant achievement for the Ministry. 

The National Gas Expansion Programme  was inaugurated by the immediate past Honorable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva on 16th January, 2020 with the objective to reinforce and expand Gas supply as well as stimulate demand in the country through the effective and efficient mobilization and utilization of all available assets, resources and infrastructure in the country. 

The submission of the report was witnessed by the Ministry’s Director of Upstream, Engr. Kamoru Busari and some members of the committee’s secretariat.